Harriet Williamson

Harriet is a freelance journalist and an online content writer. She likes to cover fashion, feminism, mental health awareness and higher education.

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Jeremy Corbyn

Forget segregated trains – we've ignored Jeremy Corbyn's other admirable proposals for women

Don't forget other candidates stayed silent on street harassment

If British girls' mental health is at crisis point, why are we still refusing to change our schools?

There are a number of things we could be doing in schools to tackle a growing mental health epidemic among teenagers. Unfortunately, nobody wants to do them

If half of young people are 'a little bit gay', why are bisexuals still invisible in our society?

People are increasingly likely to see sexuality as a scale, rather than a hard and fast dichotomy. Good news for those fighting bi-erasure

Girls can be just as ‘dumb and stupid’ as boys, so why can't they be minions?

Did these yellow creatures need to be gendered at all?

The culture-shaping, Internet-busting Caitlyn Jenner cover of Vanity Fair

BBC Woman's hour power list: Some of the names left me baffled, so here is an alternative list

Does it take being a white trans woman to be included on such a list?

Lauren Southern said it was

Is there really no rape culture in the West?

After an American reporter sensationally claimed that it didn't exist yesterday, I decided to look at the facts for myself

American duo Best Coast performed at Dot to Dot

Dot to Dot festival, Manchester, review: A surreal urban celebration of music

Festival proved as diverse and distinctive as Manchester itself

'New Scotland' would be drawn along the mouth of The Humber and the River Dee

Take us with you, Scotland! For too long, London has garnered the lion’s share of exposure, interest and investment

Manchester is my home, and it’s just as interesting and vibrant as Britain’s capital

The author and her #JeSuisEd selfie

#JeSuisEd is about standing up to bullies, and proving to the press that we won't be manipulated

Who in their right mind thinks that a picture of someone eating a sandwich could sway someone's voting choices?

Lily-Rose Depp is not 'all grown up' - she is a 15 year old girl who should not be modelling for an adult fashion magazine

As long as we continue to drool over images of girls under sixteen, we reinforce the assumption that women are only valuable when they are young

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